Look InsideTeachers' Notes An easy format retelling of the classic fairy tale, Little Red Hen who looks for help with her crop. Newly re-illustrated with a fresh and modern look, these Beginning-to-Read books foster independent reading and comprehension. Using high frequency words and repetition, readers gain confidence while enjoying classic fairy tales and folklore stories. Educators' resources include reading reinforcement activities and a word list in the back. Activities focus on foundational, language and reading skills. Sections include phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and reading comprehension.
Only forty-four words are utilized in this retelling of the well-known story of The Little Red Hen. Many of the words are just one syllable, reinforcing early readers’ success. The tale contains recognizable sight words, repetition, and bright, detailed illustrations that add to the ease of fluency. Each spread has a few short sentences. While the text is simple, humor still comes through, as does the valuable lesson of needing to contribute to the work if you are to share in the benefits. An introductory page helps adults understand how the “Beginning-to-Read” series works and how they can best help a child read this book. A literary specialist has compiled end pages that offer reading reinforcement, including information about phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Books from this series are well suited for pre-school and early-aged readers. They are also both adult and kid friendly.
This story of the little red hen retains everything the reader would find in the original story. There is the sequence of the hen working to make the bread, there is the chrous of "Not I!", and the lesson is the same - you need to help if you want to share in teh end product. 5/5
Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
In this story, no one will help the red hen with her crop. This simple fairytale engulfs the reader right into the book. It is an eye-catcher for beginning readers! The sentences are short and to the point. The book introduces beginning site words. These words are used throughout the text. Near the end of the book there is a section on Reading Reinforcement. This book is fantastic! This story uses 45 words to help get the beginning reader to read independently. Teachers will find this book very beneficial in helping children to learn to read.
Richmond Indpendent School District